Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Teaser Tuesday: The Lady in the Tower by Jean Plaidy



Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB of Should be Reading. If you'd like to play along, please do the following:

Grab your current read.
Open to a random page.
Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page.
Be careful not to include spoilers.
Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teaser.



from The Lady in the Tower: The Wives of Henry VIII by Jean Plaidy:

"They came for me yesterday, and we glided along the river to the great gray Tower. Many times had I seen it before but never with such fearful clarity. Once I came here in great pomp and glory--and never for one moment then would it have seemed possible that one day I should be brought here--a prisoner."

6 comments:

Tea said...

Oh, I don't want to stop reading. Wonderful!

http://readwithtea.blogspot.com/2009/09/triumph-of-deborah-by-eva-etzioni.html

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This sounds good!

I just stumbled on your blog, after reading one of J. Kaye's posts on "bringing personality to your blog."

BTW, I love your button shoe over there!

My teaser is at http://laurel-rain-snow.blogspot.com/

Kim said...

I guess that would be a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day! Great teaser. Thanks for stopping my mine.

hmsgofita said...

Great teaser. I'm just starting to get into some historical fiction!

I have an award for you

http://gofita.blogspot.com/2009/10/honest-scrap-award-and-others.html

Sheila (bookjourney) said...

I just love all those Henry the VIII books! This is a wonderful teaser!

Joanne said...

Thank you to everyone for stopping by for my teaser!

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A Light on the Veranda
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The Queen's Vow: A Novel Of Isabella Of Castile
The Edwardians
Maisie Dobbs
Howards End
Lady's Maid
Instruments Of Darkness
When Maidens Mourn
Where Shadows Dance
What Remains of Heaven
Where Serpents Sleep
Why Mermaids Sing
When Gods Die
Shadowfever
Before Ever After
The Sugar Queen
Garden Spells
After the Night


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